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Monday, October 19, 2020

Florida Drivers Get a Chance to Celebrate Disney World’s 50th Anniversary

 by Ray Keating



October 19, 2020


Fans of all things Disney will soon be able to show off that fandom in a new way – that is, if they live and drive in Florida.


Disney has announced that a specialty license plate will be available to Florida drivers celebrating the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World, which opened on October 1, 1971 (specifically, the Magic Kingdom).

Courtesy of Disney Parks Blog


According to Disney, a pre-sale voucher for the license plate, which has not been unveiled yet, can be purchased for $25, along with applicable state fees, through appointments at local county tax collector’s offices and DMVs in Florida, with online pre-sales coming soon.


Like other specialty plates available in Florida, proceeds will go to charity. In this case, the Disney plates revenues will go to Make-A-Wish of Central and Northern Florida. Disney has a long relationship with Make-A-Wish. The company noted that since 1980, “more than 140,000 Disney-inspired wishes have been granted, with more than 8,000 taking place each year at Walt Disney World Resort.”


So, if you love Disney and have a car registered in Florida, here’s a chance to mark the 50th anniversary of the most wonderful place on earth.




Ray Keating is the editor, publisher and economist for DisneyBizJournal.com, and author of the Pastor Stephen Grant novels. He can be contacted at  raykeating@keatingreports.com.


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